RELIGIOUS LEADERS TO ATTEND ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S CONFERENCE

The Attorney-General’s Conference will feature a panel of religious leaders to discuss the topic of “religion in a secular state.”

The panel will consist of the Reverend James Bhagwan, Secretary for Communication and Overseas Mission of the Methodist Church in Fiji, Mr Bhuwan Dutt, Patron of the Arya Pratinidhi Sabha of Fiji, Archbishop Peter Loy Chong, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Suva, the Reverend Claude Fong Toy, Dean of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church for the Diocese of Polynesia, and Professor Vijay Naidu, Professor and Director of Development Studies at the University of the South Pacific.

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said that this panel, and others, will provide an excellent opportunity to discuss the various  provisions of the Fijian Constitution and to clarify any misconceptions that may exist, in an open forum.

The Prime Minister will open the Conference on Friday morning.

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